Oh dear. I read this over the weekend and now I can't remember a thing about it.
Except that it was large print. Nice, large print.
I was really hoping for better from Ms. Chase!
OK, right, now I remember. Isabella is a well-dowered 26-year-old whose mother belonged to the ton before eloping with a merchant. This is the second eloping mother - I'm sending a theme.
Old scandal, appealing young female ward, mix in a titled nobleman or two, and voila! A pretty run of the mill category Regency.